Doane House Hospice

Home Agency Service

  • Supports persons and family of those coping with life threatening illness, or who are bereaved
  • Oasis Day program on Thursday for registered clients
  • support groups
  • Visiting Volunteer support in clients' homes
  • Mind / Body Connection - Yoga, Relaxation & Visualization
  • Art Therapy for Newly Diagnosed
  • caregivers and the bereaved
  • Support through YRDSB, working with youth through anticipatory grief and bereavement
Memory Bears
  • makes beautiful keepsake teddy bears out of cherished clothing
  • clients bring in clothing articles that have significant meaning for them or their loved one
  • after discussing overall design with the client and photographing each piece of clothing, seamstresses construct the bear using the fabric provided
Tots, Children, Youth, Adults, older adults

Residency Requirements: North of Wellington St in Aurora, to Ravenshoe Rd in East Gwillimbury. Bathurst St to the west and the York Durham Line to the east
Application Process
Self referral, support service agencies, doctor referrals, hospital and Home and Community Care (formerly CCAC) referrals * memory bears: visit Hospice to drop off the clothing and fill in an Order Form, or call or complete an Online Order Form on website * registration required for all programs
Web Site
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Juliet Irish, Executive Director
Phone: 905-967-0259 ext 150
Donation - memory bears ; None - no charge for programs
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
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17100 Yonge St
Newmarket, ON, L3Y 8V3
Intersection: Yonge St and Eagle St; South of Regional Building in Newmarket
Doane House Hospice Site Location: Doane House Hospice
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Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Contact for more options, schedules and hours Dates: Afternoon Bereavement group 1st and 3rd Tuesdays * Evening bereavement group * Walk and talk group Wed mornings * Caregiver support group Wed evening * Yoga and Wellness Mon and Wed mornings * Hike for Hospice May 6 2018, Golf Tournament June 13 2018 * contact for additional dates
Service Area(s)
  • Aurora
  • Bradford
  • East Gwillimbury
  • Newmarket